Book Clubs and Reading Guides
Databases and online resources we recommended for book clubs and those looking for their next great read.
See our staff curated online Book Club Packages here.
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Looking for an edgy mystery or a button-up romance? Find titles by subject, genre, mood, or other criteria. NoveList Plus, a readers’ guide to fiction and nonfiction including audiobooks, provides access to information on over 200,000 titles. This resource includes series, book discussion guides, reading lists and more. Invaluable information for avid readers and book clubs.
Access Information: Licensed for West Vancouver residents only.
on the web
These recommended websites are free and easily accessible! All you need is an internet connection.
A self-described "online magazine for booklovers", BookBrowse selects great current books and provides reviews, excerpts, "behind the book" articles, author interviews, reading guides, and more!
Does the Dog Die? provides crowdsourced book, movie, and tv show spoilers that help people avoid triggers for potentially upsetting topics such as animal death, violence, sexual assault, addiction, etc.
Gnooks will ask you which authors you like and then think about which other authors you might like too. It contains tens of thousands of authors and quite some knowledge about who likes whom. Enjoy!
The app version of a favorite website amongst booklovers. Store your library, list books you've read and books you want to read, rate books, leave reviews, connect with friends, and join discussion groups about nearly any book you can think of. It's a one-stop-shop for your bookish needs.
This website, created by a former college English instructor, offers a number of valuable literary resources, including reading guides, book club ideas, book reviews, and popular book suggestions.
Stop, You’re Killing Me! is a resource for lovers of mystery, crime, thriller, spy, and suspense books. The site lists over 5,400 authors, with chronological lists of their books, both series and non-series.